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The impacts of where we park

In Parking by Seth Zeren8 Comments

Sometimes cars even have to stop to give way to a car going the other way, helping slow traffic on an otherwise quiet residential street with many children and pets. There’s even a name for this kind of street, a “give-way street.”

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News & Notes

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Some people get wicked excited to take the bus… Via Human Transit. Biking in Heels: Watching the Pedestrians My theory is that when pedestrians feel that the rules aren’t fair to them, or create unnecessary hardship for them, they ignore the rules and do what is simplest and easiest for them. By making things clear and easy for pedestrians, Cambridge …

Boston.com: Construction report: 10 projects that will change the innovation landscape in Boston and Cambridge

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If you drive around Boston and Cambridge, you can’t help but notice that the construction cranes are clustered in three neighborhoods these days: Kendall Square, the Innovation District, and Longwood Medical Center. What exactly will be in all those new buildings? Here’s my report on ten projects, all currently underway, that will upgrade our city’s innovation infrastructure. You’ll notice that …

News & Notes

In News & Notes by Greater City Providence9 Comments

Tootling [The New Yorker] “At twenty [mph], you’d actually save time,” King said. “Going forty miles per hour doesn’t change your position in the next queue, at the next traffic lights.” “You’re right,” DeCarlo said, and he nodded. “I’m a firm believer that, whether you do twenty or fifty-five, you’re going to get to the same place at the same …